# Definition of net present value

## net present value

### Definitions

noun

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## net present value in Accounting*Powered by* COBUILD (nɛt prɛzənt vælyu) or NPV

### Definitions

noun

(Accounting: Management) The net present value of an investment or project is all the income that it can be expected to produce minus all the costs, taking into account the future value of this income and these costs. ⇒ Losses or negative returns must get subtracted from future profits or gains to calculate the net present value of the company to investors. ⇒ If the net present value of the project is above zero, the project is likely to be profitable. ⇒ The net present value of an investment or project is all the income that it can be expected to produce minus all the costs, taking into account the future value of this income and these costs.

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## net present value in Finance*Powered by* COBUILD (nɛt prɛzənt vælyu) or NPV

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noun

(Finance: Investment) The net present value of an investment or project is all the income that it can be expected to produce minus all the costs, taking into account the future value of this income and these costs. ⇒ Losses or negative returns must get subtracted from future profits or gains to calculate the net present value of the company to investors. ⇒ If the net present value of the project is above zero, the project is likely to be profitable. ⇒ The net present value of an investment or project is all the income that it can be expected to produce minus all the costs, taking into account the future value of this income and these costs.

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